Cerebrifugal Cer`e*brif"u*gal, a. [Cerebrum + L. fugere to flee.] (Physiol.) Applied to those nerve fibers which go from the brain to the spinal cord, and so transfer cerebral impulses (centrifugal impressions) outwards. [1913 Webster]

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  • cerebrifugal — cer·e·brif·u·gal (ser″ə brifґu gəl) [cerebri + fugal2] conducting or proceeding away from the brain, or cerebrum …   Medical dictionary

  • cerebrifugal — cereˈbrifugal, a. [f. as prec. + L. fug us fleeing + al1.] An epithet of nerve fibres which run from the brain to the spinal cord, and convey cerebral impulses outward. So cereˈbripetal a., epithet of the nerve fibres which run in the opposite… …   Useful english dictionary

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